Donohoe says no but elders could say otherwise
Michael Noonan is among those who would like to see the Public Expenditure Minister in the race
Believing politicians is not something that comes naturally in this country any more.
How could it be when they dream up stories about crucial meetings and make election promises that are based on nothing, only a desire to win votes?
But Paschal Donohoe is a strange breed around Leinster House. While many observers find the "nice guy" of Fine Gael slightly comical, they would be wrong to underestimate him.